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Office 2007 Work

Clear Email Address Cache in Outlook

Clear Address Cache in Outlook

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Windows XP Work

How to Verify you have .NET 3.5 SP1

Today I was asked how I could verify .NET 3.5 SP1 installed successfully on several PCs running Windows XP Professional.  I searched the Internet and found several answers: Check Add Remove Programs under Control Panel Open Internet Explorer and enter this Javacript in the url bar:       javascript:alert(navigator.userAgent) Open the registry and look for this key  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent\Post […]

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Fedora Core Ubuntu Windows XP Work

Rebuild Linux PCs at Work

Today is the Friday before Labor Day in the United States.  Many of the employees of the client I support are off today.  So I am taking this opportunity to rebuild my Fedora Core 11 PC (completed) and my Ubuntu 9.04 PC.  I am also building a new Windows XP PC for R&D. So far […]

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Work

Netowork Issues for the new AC Unit

Every few weeks I switch sites with a colleague for cross-training.  This allows each of us to cover if someone calls sick, or leaves for a better opportunity.  The cross-training has worked out very well with positive feed back from the client at both sites. This morning at 8:00 while looking over backup logs of […]

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Geek Stuff Work

HDD Platters…Not Mode from Snips and Snails and Puppy Dogs Tail

What are hard disk platters made of?  At first I thought it was aluminum alloy or some other light weight material.  And to be honest I never gave it much thought – until today. When we take a hard drive out of service at work, we destroy the disk.  Usually we bust out the TORX […]

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Windows Vista Work

Running NetMeeting in Vista Update

Update for running NetMeeting in Vista

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Windows Vista Work

Running NetMeeting in Vista

Running NetMeeting in Vista

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Windows Vista Work

SATA Emulation

I asked a colleague of mine to come over and look at the HP system I was trying to load the Vista image on.  After about 5 minutes, he asked if I went into the BIOS and changed the SATA Emulation from AHCI to IDE.  Of course I didn’t, it never occurred to me. Once […]

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Network Tools Work

Using Real VNCViewer

This was a busy week at work.  Usually is when you come back from vacation.  Every month we generate a report which displays which PCs are out of our 95% compliance for all Microsoft patches.  Usually we are at or just over the company compliance of 95%, which is amazing considering we have three times […]

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Ubuntu Windows 7 Work

Trying Out Windows 7 RC at Work

Well a co-worker of mine gave me the latest RC of Windows 7 to reinstall the previous version of Windows 7 on a HP PC that kept suffering from the standard BSOD.  The reason I asked for it, the PC came up on a report that it was not on, receiving any updates, and it […]